Where art thou sleep? Sleep has been eluding me lately - that nice deep, solid slumber that lasts from the time you close your eyes until you open them the next morning. Instead I have the kind of sleep in which you are awake enough to check the glowing time on the clock radio, hour after hour. The kind of anti-sleep in which you feel like you are awake all night - even though you know you must've slept??
Breathe deeply; slow breaths and exhales. Meditate. That project is due tomorrow. Shhh. Announcement: All thoughts, please vacate the premises. How is she going to survive after he goes? I should've called her tonight. Picture the ocean; hear the rhythmic rolling of the waves. The sun is beating down on ... I wish he didn't have to carry the worries of the family - the world on his shoulders. Breath in. B r e a t h o u t. Wish I hadn't drank that tea before bed. Sleep - you are invited to a sleep over ... my place! So much to think about -- but for now, I'd settle for a nice little snooze!